RSS Reader Input Adapter Sample

About This Sample

This sample demonstrates the use of the StreamBase® RSS Reader for reading RSS data from a website. The RSS Reader is configured to connect to two popular RSS feeds from You must be connected to the Internet for this sample to function properly.

Importing This Sample into StreamBase Studio

In StreamBase Studio, import this sample with the following steps:

  • From the top-level menu, click File>Import Samples and Community Content.

  • Enter rss to narrow the list of options.

  • Select RSS reader input adapter from the StreamBase Standard Adapters category.

  • Click Import Now.

StreamBase Studio creates a project for the sample.

Running This Sample in StreamBase Studio

  1. In the Project Explorer view, open the sample you just loaded.

    If you see red marks on a project folder, wait a moment for the project to load its features.

    If the red marks do not resolve themselves after a minute, select the project, right-click, and select Maven>Update Project from the context menu.

  2. Open the src/main/eventflow/packageName folder.

  3. Open the RSSReader.sbapp file and click the Run button. This opens the SB Test/Debug perspective and starts the module. The RSS input adapter instance in this application does not start when the application starts.

  4. As the RSS server sends lines of input to the application, they appear in the Output Streams view.

  5. When done, press F9 or click the Terminate EventFlow Fragment button.

Sample Location

When you load the sample into StreamBase® Studio, Studio copies the sample project's files to your Studio workspace, which is normally part of your home directory, with full access rights.


Load this sample in StreamBase® Studio, and thereafter use the Studio workspace copy of the sample to run and test it, even when running from the command prompt.

Using the workspace copy of the sample avoids permission problems. The default workspace location for this sample is:


See Default Installation Directories for the default location of studio-workspace on your system.